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ICONET is an ICT research and innovation center established by the School of Engineering at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) with support from the Telecommunication and Regulatory Authority’s ICT Fund. ICONET has been initiated with the aim of supporting the university’s central mission of gaining recognition as a beacon of excellence in education and innovation.

ICONET will foster excellence in education and innovation in the development and application of ICT to problems of national interest in science and engineering. The center will provide students and faculty with the structure and resources to accomplish these goals. ICONET is designed to incorporate multiple activities that are unified under the umbrella of ICT. These activities include research and development, business incubation, programming education for schools, and training, among others.


AURAK Hosts Annual Job Fair

April 15, 2017

AURAK Hosts Annual Engineering CampAURAK Hosts Annual Engineering Camp

                            March 4, 2017

AURAK and UAE Space Agency Sign Partnership Agreement

                            January 7, 2016

AURAK Signs MoU with ICT Fund

October 17, 2016

We have something for everyone

Schools: ICT Education, curriculum consultancy, teaching training.

Companies and institutions: training courses, consultation, incubation and office space, research, innovation projects.

Individuals: Graduate certificates, training courses, innovation support.

Faculty: Research Support, Startup support, Industry out-reach

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What do we do?

  • Quality research in the area of ICT
  • State-of-the-art
  • Focus areas include space, cybersecurity and Virtual Reality
  • Modern Office Space
  • Discounted rent
  • Access to university resources
  • Free workshops and mentorship for startups
  • Qualified, experienced trainers (Ph.D. and M.Sc. holders)
  • Competitive pricing
  • Advanced certified courses: ARM, CCNA, MySQL,
  • Programming sessions for school students
  • Training for school teachers on programming and IT curriculum and teaching

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